petrol bomb


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Synonyms for petrol bomb

a crude incendiary bomb made of a bottle filled with flammable liquid and fitted with a rag wick

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Footage showed the mob throwing chairs, bottles and an object reported to have been a petrol bomb at police lines as they chanted "scum" and "pigs".
According to Kashmir Media Service, a police officer told media that three persons including a policeman, co-driver and conductor received burn injuries when an unknown man first broke the front glass of the truck and later threw a petrol bomb inside the truck.
14 ( ANI ): The Duke of Cambridge was reportedly bombarded by police with petrol bombs at a secret riot-training facility, in order to prepare him for any dangerous situations.
Pc Helle-Lorentzen was taken to hospital after suffering burns to his hands when a petrol bomb was thrown.
Another, from Norwich, said what happened to the protester was the best way of preventing future petrol bomb attacks.
LOYALISTS armed with petrol bombs and fireworks attacked police last night in parts of east and south Belfast.
Petrol had been thrown through the front door first, then a petrol bomb was thrown.
One of the workers told us that a car had driven past and someone threw a petrol bomb in to the door.
The petrol bomb attack left a couple aged 60 and 63 requiring hospital check ups for smoke inhalation and shock.
POLICE came under sustained petrol bomb attacks yesterday after the traditional Apprentice Boys march in Derry.
A petrol bomb was thrown at an Orange hall at Main Street in Rasharkin on Sunday evening.
Security sources say the Real IRA, which has pockets of support in the city, orchestrated the rioting during which police came under sustained petrol bomb attack.
If the petrol bomb had come through the window we could have gone up in flames," he said.
The incidents included the hurling of a petrol bomb at a crowded pub in the town.